Book Review with Sleep, Names, and Separation

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

A book review of The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping by Aharon Appelfeld This review explores important themes of the book, such as sleep, names, separation, literary explorations within a book, connections to the past, and healing. Basic plot: The main character along with a group of teenage boys is a Holocaust survivor. He and […]

Remembering

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Baila reminded me that tonight is Yom HaShoa V’Hagvrua, the Day for Remembering the Holocaust and the Strength. “The Strength” is about the fact that the Jews did respond to their enemies, both physically and spiritually, unlike how my 9th grade Israeli-born Hebrew teacher told us that “they went like sheep.” Balashon explains the difference […]